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  • Meet Class Notes Artists: Mill City String Quartet
    As 2016-17 Class Notes Artists, the Mill City String Quartet visited schools in Austin, Hayfield, Spring Valley, and Owatonna.February 22, 2017
  • Meet Class Notes Artists: Sara Pajunen
    2016-17 Class Notes Artist Sara Pajunen visited schools in Central Minnesota, the Arrowhead and the North Shore, sharing Finnish folk music and her own original composition.November 30, 2016
  • Meet Class Notes Artists: The OK Factor
    Classically-trained, folk-inspired duo The OK Factor are visiting elementary schools in Southeast and Central Minnesota and the Twin Cities as part of the 2016-17 Class Notes Artists program.November 23, 2016
  • Meet Class Notes Artists: The Dream Songs Project
    2016-17 Class Notes Artists The Dream Songs Project spent a week visiting schools in Winona, Minn., as well as schools in Rushford, Ridgeway, Plainview and Elgin.October 19, 2016

Mn Legacy Fund The Classical MPR Artist-in-Residence Program is made possible in part by the Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund

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